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Positive Alternatives

Thanks for listening to my podcast - Positive Alternatives. It's a very personal project with messages that I hope hit home to my listeners. Please feel free to comment on any episode and I promise to monitor regularly and respond in kind.

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Apr 25, 2018

Recently here in the Chicagoland area we have experienced a rash of repeat DUI offenders. In our very first 5 Minute Thought program we wonder if the problem is solely addiction, lack of care by the offender, or a broken legal system. One thing we do know for sure. Only by working together will we be able to make sure...


Apr 18, 2018

Smart people can make stupid mistakes. In my part time role as Court Monitor in DUI Misdemeanor Court I see many cases come before the Judges. It's not a pleasant experience for the offender. For the Teen offender, however, it is a chance to grow from the mistake, to learn from it, and to not repeat it. Too many...


Apr 5, 2018

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. It is appropriate to raise awareness to alcohol this month as Prom Season is upon us and soon to be followed by Graduation parties. Mom and Dad have to set the expectations, provide a reasoned plan that will let their teen overcome peer pressure, and follow up to ensure the plan...


Apr 5, 2018

In our first episode of Positive Alternatives we discuss the reason behind the effort we are addressing underage drinking and teen drug use. It is necessary for parents and teens to have the conversation, time and again, that underage drinking and drug use are not acceptable. Family expectations must be well...